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Scarlet Macaw - Oakham Ales / The Brewery Tap

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BA SCORE
84
good

29 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 29
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 8.78%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Oakham Ales / The Brewery Tap visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: CwrwAmByth on 04-04-2013)
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Ratings: 29 | Reviews: 12 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by oberon:
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oberon

North Carolina

3.73/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours into an impy nonic a clear medium golden with a tightly formed full one finger white egg shell colored head that settles ever so slowly leaving a full ring of lace as into a frothy mass.Aromas of toasted cereal and biscuit malts wich are light but very English.Very herbal and grassy upfront on the palate wich means a big dose of English hops, a dryer toasted biscuit malt base is firm thru to the finish.A quaffable somewhat hoppy English pale here,I like this more than most of the style,cutting edge?

Serving type: bottle

02-15-2014 21:49:38 | More by oberon
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4.09/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear light medium amber with a very nice head and lacing that retains quite well. Nose is of light sweet fruit, mostly peach, against a subtle toast malt essence. The body is light medium in texture coupled with a normal level of carbonation. The flavor profile is well balanced and quite nice. It begins with a fruit hop flavor, mostly peach, over a toast/biscuit sweetness. It then progresses to a well crafted level of bitterness - not too bold, but just right to arouse the taste buds. It finishes with a slightly citrus bitterness that lingers that is somewhat crisp. An excellent English use of Amarillo and Summit hops.

Serving type: bottle

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Pint at the Hope Carshalton. A: Pale amber, continental apple juice like clear, one finger head, decent retention, some lacing. S: Citrus, flowers. T: Tangy, zesty bitterness, mango, sharp on the palate, pepper. M: Crisp, light, easy drinker. O: Had a nice subtle balance.

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3.26/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours amber with a small white head.
Nose shows toffee, caramel, herbal earthy hops, orange marmalade. Moreish.
Pretty similar flavours, more slight caramel and bready malt with some earthy hops underneath.
Could use more carbonation.
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10-24-2013 08:10:48 | More by CrazyDavros
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4.15/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Poured from a bottle to a pint glass. Had a bright amber color and a clear consistency. There was a half inch of foamy head that lasted a long while. Excellent lacing.

S: A striking aroma (considering the style) of hops, light fruit, and some malt.

T: Tasted of hops (a surprisingly large amount), a subtle amount of malt, and some tropical fruits (e.g., mango) lurking around. With many British brewers there's a tendency not to shoot for bold flavors. This is not the case with Scarlet Macaw. It tastes more like an APA or a light West Coast IPA than anything else - and this is a good thing. It's sweet, bold, and flavorful.

M: A pretty good amount of carbonation with a slightly slick finish. Light-bodied.

O: A thoroughly enjoyable brew that could easily be a session beer. Well made and likeable.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

500ml bottle found in Charleston, SC. Nice to find an English ale that is something other than the usual suspects you find in the U.S; Fullers, Brewdog, Wells, etc. Been some time since I've had an English pale ale in this mould. Very interesting beer, poured a light amber colour with a small white head and decent lacing. Fairly mild aroma, light citrus and tropical notes. For 4.8% this beer packs some bold flavors; mainly grapefruit, passionfruit, and guava, alongside a subtle summit hop oniony infusion. This is backed up with a typically English bready malt backbone; albeit quite a light one which is always a good feature in my mind. Whilst light in body,it is nicely balanced and refreshing. It is also surprisingly hoppy with a decent amount of bitterness. All in all, this was more of an American pale ale in my mind, and in that respect this is a very decent offering and worthy of trying. Nice to see a fruity/citrusy English pale ale, look forward to checking out any others I can find over here.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Hand Pulled at The Rake

A_Golden clear liquid with a thick and creamy off white head

S_Citric and toasted grain aroma. Hints of tropical fruit come through as it warms

T_Bracing lemony hops hit the palette first followed by a mild grain sweetness Aftertaste lingers with a pine and citrus peel bitterness

M_Lighter bodied with a tight carbonation.

O_Interesting brew. The bitterness is very strong here and I like it. This might not be everyone's cup o tea

Serving type: cask

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BlackHaddock

United Kingdom (England)

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Hand-pulled pint in Ye Old Fighting Cocks, Oakengates on 29 Jun 2013.

Light amber to deep gold in body colour with a clinging head of white foam, the beer was in excellent condition.

Citrus feel to the nose and taste: Oakham seem to major on citrusy and tart fruit flavoured beers and this sits nicely in that group. I am not a huge fan of this style, but you have to admire the effort some breweries go to in their quest for different tastes.

Great beer if you are into grapefruit and gooseberry flavoured beers.

I don't like fruit tea's and I don't really like fruit flavoured beers, my scores are as objective as I can be.

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Scarlet Macaw from Oakham Ales / The Brewery Tap
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